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RWA® Online Chapter 13 presents:

PRINCIPLES OF GOOD WEBSITE DESIGN with Catherine Chant

Two week course, August 4-16, 2013

FMI: http://www.rwaonlinechapter.org/campus.htm

Registration opens July 23.

About the class:

At the end of this workshop you will have a better understanding of what goes into making your author website more appealing and inviting to a visitor and thus more effective for promoting you and your work.

This two-week workshop will cover the golden ratio of layout design, web fonts and web-safe colors, using white space, user interface considerations and website organization, web graphics for the artistically challenged, and the importance of testing websites with multiple operating systems and browser applications.

This workshop is aimed at writers who have websites already and want to make them better, or writers who are planning to set up a website and want to know more about how the content should be arranged, either because they plan to do it themselves, or they want to be more informed when hiring a professional designer.

This workshop is the perfect follow-up to any class you've taken on HTML or creating a web presence. When you know HTML or a piece of web software, you know how to make a basic web page. The "Principles of Good Website Design for Writers" workshop guides you through the NEXT STEP in the website development process by showing you how to take that basic page and make it a GOOD web page. One that invites visitors to stick around and read what you have to say.

PRE-REQUISITE: Students should be familiar with the basics of setting up a website (domain name, software, etc.). This class focuses on design principles and how to make your website more user friendly, appealing and effective. It is NOT a coding class on how to program your website or how to use website design software.

The workshop will include exercises designed to strengthen the concepts discussed. Students do not need to have an active website to participate, but may find the lessons more "hands-on" if they do. The instructor will offer feedback on any student's website during the workshop if the URL is offered during the class.

Registration Period:

July 23 – August 4, 2013

Registration Deadline: August 4, 2013

Note: Email us at workshops@rwaonlinechapter.org for questions. Workshops are archived for approximately two weeks after the course ends.

Fee: $15

(Note: RWA ® Online Chapter Members ONLY receive free workshops. Cost to join is currently $25)

Go here to register: http://www.rwaonlinechapter.org/campus.htm

Contact me if you have any questions.

Patti Fischer

Workshop Chair

RWA® Online Chapter 136

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Hi Patti;

When I try to register for this workshop I am given an option to pay by check or by paypal, is it free to RWA Online chapter members?

Thank You,

Thea

Yes, members get it for free and do not need to register. We have a workshop area and just watch for it to open up the day of the workshop. I have a pre-workshop check-in thread going right now.

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Thank You I will keep an eye out for that

Hi Patti;

When I try to register for this workshop I am given an option to pay by check or by paypal, is it free to RWA Online chapter members?

Thank You,

Thea

Yes, members get it for free and do not need to register. We have a workshop area and just watch for it to open up the day of the workshop. I have a pre-workshop check-in thread going right now.

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